Gooik

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Gooik
Municipality of Belgium
Gooik town hall
Gooik town hall
Flag of Gooik
Flag
Coat of arms of Gooik
Coat of arms
Gooik is located in Belgium
Gooik
Gooik
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°48′N 04°07′E / 50.800°N 4.117°E / 50.800; 4.117Coordinates: 50°48′N 04°07′E / 50.800°N 4.117°E / 50.800; 4.117
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Michel Doomst (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 39.70 km2 (15.33 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 9,181
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Postal codes 1755
Area codes 054, 02
Website www.gooik.be

Gooik (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣ̟o̞ːɪ̯k]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Gooik proper, Kester, Leerbeek and Oetingen. On January 1, 2006 Gooik had a total population of 8,895. The total area is 39.70 km² which gives a population density of 224 inhabitants per km².

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